Thursday, December 02, 2004

Eva Havaris honoured

Eva Havaris honoured at Women of Influence luncheon
Dec 2nd, 2004
by OUA

HAMILTON, ON – For the second straight year, Ontario University Athletics (OUA) will be honouring the top female scholar-athlete from each of the 18 member institutions at a luncheon Thursday, December 2 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto. As part of the Women of Influence Luncheon Series, the OUA will be recognizing an outstanding young woman from each of the Ontario universities who have excelled both in academics and athletics this past year. Congratulating them on their accomplishments will be one of Canada’s most celebrated international athletes, Charmaine Crooks. The five-time Olympian will be the keynote speaker, addressing the anticipated 1,000 people in attendance on “Passion and Peak Performance”. Ms. Crooks, who came to Canada from Jamaica as a six-year old, is a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Currently, Ms. Crooks sits on the Board of Directors of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee. This past March, she was selected as one of the “Top 50 Women of Power” in Canada. CAAWS, Chatelaine, Bank of Montreal, Centaur Products, General Mills, Goodlife Fitness and Wilson Sports are proud sponsors of the second annual OUA Leaders of Tomorrow / Women of Influence Luncheon.
Brock University - Sherri-Leigh Vervaeke – Soccer - Education Carleton University - Dasa Farthing – Basketball - Criminology/Law University of Guelph - Stephanie-Anne MacKenzie – Soccer - Biological Science Lakehead University - Tara Redpath - Nordic Skiing - Environmental Science/Biology Laurentian University - Tierney Hoo – Basketball - Human Kinetics McMaster University - Lulu Bursztyn – Wrestling - Engineering Nipissing University - Anna Marie Violo – Soccer - Sociology University of Ottawa - Marlies Phillion - Ice Hockey - Human Kinetics Queen’s University - Beth Wightman - Cross Country and Track and Field - Physical and Health Education Royal Military College - Jennifer Donofrio – Basketball - Engineering Ryerson University - Lauren Sally – Volleyball - Radio and Television University of Toronto – Philippa Kedgley - Field Hockey - Physical Education and Health Trent University - Sara Pieper – Rugby - Biology University of Waterloo - Jessa Jennings - Field/Indoor Hockey - Economics The University of Western Ontario - Eva Havaris – Soccer – Kinesiology Graduate Studies Wilfrid Laurier University - Julie Mitchell - Ice Hockey - Business University of Windsor - Valerie Hamel - Ice Hockey - Psychology York University – Helena Vander – Tennis - Kinesiology and Health Science


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